BYU Professors Win Top Strategy Paper
Thursday Oct 03 2002
The Strategic Management Society awarded four Brigham Young University Professors the best paper prize last week at the organization’s 22nd annual conference in Paris, France. The best paper prize was awarded to Marriott School strategy professors Mark H. Hansen and Lee T. Perry and BYU statistics professors C. Shane Reese and Gilbert W. Fellingham for their paper, “A Bayesian Application of the Resource-Based View: Narrowing the Gap Between Theory and Practice.” “We had a lot of confidence that the theory and methods we developed were revolutionary,” says Perry.
Marriott School Rises in Wall Street Journal Rankings
Monday Sep 09 2002
Brigham Young University's business school moved from 41st to 38th in The Wall Street Journal's 2002 ranking of top business schools worldwide. The BYU Marriott School also rose from fifth to third place in the newspaper's "hidden gems" category, a listing of "schools that produce excellent graduates but aren't typically considered top-tier business schools."
BYU’s Marriott School Wins $1.4 Million International Business Grant
Sunday May 12 2002
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a four-year Center for International Business Education and Research grant to Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management. The grant provides $355,000 per year through 2006. “The CIBER grant is a strong infusion into our program,” says Brooke Derr, professor of international business and Marriott School CIBER director.
AACSB Reaccredits Marriott School
Tuesday Apr 16 2002
Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management has achieved reaccreditation of its undergraduate, master’s and executive degree programs by recent action of the Board of Directors of AACSB International — The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The official announcement was made 7 April in Chicago, Ill.
Romney Institute Names William Hansell Administrator of the Year
Monday Mar 25 2002
The Romney Institute of Public Management at Brigham Young University named William H. Hansell, executive director of the International City/County Management Association, as its 2002 Administrator of the Year. Hansell has been executive director of ICMA since October 1983. Addressing public-management students and faculty at a banquet held in his honor, Hansell said, "We are the engineers of democracy.
Marriott School To Host Fifth Microenterprise Conference 15-16 March
Friday Mar 08 2002
BYU's Marriott School of Management will host the Fifth Annual Microenterprise Conference "Practical Approaches to Ending Poverty" 15-16 March 2002. Grounded in a belief that access to resources is the greatest barrier to ending poverty, speakers at this year's conference will examine the best practices of the past, critique today's organizations and take a pragmatic look at the future of the microenterprise movement. "Microenterprise is an exciting new way for individuals, families and communities to get involved in the fight against poverty," said Donald Adolphson, chairman of the conference's planning committee and Marriott School professor of public management. "Many people are beginning to realize they can help alleviate suffering in the world without leaving home."
Marriott School Names Robert J. Parsons as Chair of Public Management
Tuesday Sep 07 1999
The Marriott School at Brigham Young University has announced the appointment of Robert J. Parsons as chair of the Romney Institute of Public Management. He will replace Larry C. Walters, who served as chair of the department for the past four years.
Institute of Public Management Names Administrator of the Year
Wednesday Sep 23 1998
Brigham Young University’s Romney Institute of Public Management has named Carolyn B. Lewis its 1998 Administrator of the Year, honoring her at a banquet held in Provo on September 17. Lewis, president of the CBL Group, a professional services agency to clients in the securities and health care industries, has also been named chair-elect of the American Hospital Association.